Charles Marshall, aged 30 years, of Sharpsburg, was crushed by a large rock and almost instantly killed at the Virginia ore bank near Bakerton last Wednesday. Very little is known by his fellow-workmen as to how the accident occurred, except that the unfortunate man was at work down in the pit, when a large rock, weighing several hundred pounds, fell from above and struck him on the head, killing him instantly. The body was placed on a boat and taken across the river to Antietam, and from thence conveyed to his home. Marshall was a native of Sharpsburg, where he resided all his life. He formerly worked at farming and was also a stone mason. His wife, who was a Miss Huyett, one child, and a brother, John, survive, together with his parents.
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